Tribulations of the Last Mile: Sides from a Regional Program

  title={Tribulations of the Last Mile: Sides from a Regional Program},
  author={Victor Javier Del Rio Vilas and Mary J. Freire de Carvalho and Marco Antonio Natal Vigilato and Felipe Araujo Rocha and Alexandra Vokaty and Julio C. Pompei and Baldomero Molina Flores and Natael Fenelon and Ottorino Cosivi},
  booktitle={Front. Vet. Sci.},
In Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries, the number of cases of dog-mediated human rabies is at its lowest since the onset of the Regional Program for Rabies Elimination in 1983, a commitment from LAC countries to eliminate dog-mediated rabies coordinated by the Pan American Health Organization. Despite minor setbacks, the decline in the number of human cases has been constant since 1983. While many LAC countries have significantly reduced rabies to a level where it is no longer… CONTINUE READING
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